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Anti-Aging

It’s no fun to look in the mirror and see the signs of aging. Skin ages at variable rates depending upon a person’s genetics and lifestyle habits, particularly regarding sun exposure. Sun-related skin damage or photo-aging accounts for up to 90% of visible skin aging, which illustrates the importance of wearing a sunscreen. Most people start to see wrinkles when they smile or form other facial expressions in their late 30s or early 40s. By age 50, most people have wrinkles when facial muscles are at rest, but skin aging isn’t only about wrinkles. Other signs of “mature” skin include brown spots from increased pigmentation, skin laxity and an increased risk of skin tumors.

Causes of Skin Aging

Various changes that occur over time combined with exposure to the sun lead to the wrinkles, pigmentation and loss of firmness that are so characteristic of aging skin. The deeper layer of the skin called the dermis thins out with age and the collagen fibers within the dermis that give skin its firmness become damaged and disorganized as a result of years of sun exposure. Changes in another type of fiber called elastin fibers also contribute to skin laxity and saggy skin.

Skin cells in the outer layer of the skin called the epidermis also undergo changes with aging as they decrease the rate at which they divide and are sloughed off. This causes skin cells to build up on the surface of aging skin, causing it to look dull and rough in appearance. Gone is the pink glow of youth as skin starts to look more sallow in color.

The rate at which skin aging happens is partially related to genetics, but lifestyle factors also play a major role. Sun exposure is the number one environmental factor that speeds up aging skin. A close second would be smoking. Other factors that accelerate skin aging include excessive alcohol use, a poor diet and stress.

Treatment

Fortunately, there are treatments that can slow down the skin aging process and make aging skin look better. One of the most important is to wear a sunscreen with an SPF of at least 30 that blocks both UVA and UVB light. It should be worn every day, regardless of the weather. Damaging ultraviolet rays can still inflict their damage even on cloudy days.

But what if the damage has already been done? One proven anti-aging treatment commonly found in skin care products is topical retinol. Retinol is a form of vitamin A similar to the retinoic acid found in prescription products such as Retin-A. Retinols have the benefit of being weaker, so they’re less likely to cause skin irritation. Many people are unable to tolerate prescription-strength retinoid creams due to redness, peeling and irritation.

There are effective anti-aging treatments that are safe and affordable.

Retinols treat aging skin by increasing the synthesis of collagen and reducing its breakdown. They also reduce the clumping of cells on the surface of the skin that makes skin look rough and dull while increasing blood flow to the skin surface. This makes the skin look more youthful. It also helps to correct pigmented areas over time. Various products contain not only retinol but other ingredients such as green tea, which has antioxidant benefits and helps to reduce inflammation.

There are also other products that are formulated with retinol including clarifying lotions, masks, moisturizers, night repair creams and eye treatments. Retinols are one of the most powerful anti-aging weapons in the skin care arsenal because they are proven highly effective.

There are other treatments for aging skin that dermatologists perform in their office or in a surgical suite like facial peels and laser resurfacing. Botox can be used to treat dynamic wrinkles and injectable fillers can be used to fill in static wrinkles that are visible even when the face is at rest. Unfortunately, these treatments are expensive and have potential risks. Some of them also require you to hide your face during the healing process Regular use of a product containing retinol can have benefits without the risk or down time of cosmetic procedures.

The Bottom Line?

There are effective anti-aging treatments that are safe and affordable. It’s important to start with the basics - gentle cleansing, moisturizing and sunscreen use. Most people can also benefit from treatments that contain retinol to stimulate collagen production, reduce the appearance of fine lines and give skin a more youthful glow.

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Helps to diminish dark spots, enhances the skin’s elasticity and evens and brightens the complexion.
$92.00
1.7 oz | TY001
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Intensive weekly fabric mask assists with cellular repair and reversal of free radical damage.
$25.00
1 ct | TY003
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Intensive weekly fabric mask assists with cellular repair and reversal of free radical damage.
$68.00 $75.00 value
3 ct | TY004
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Deeply cleanses, removes makeup and helps tone to leave skin hydrated and feeling soft and supple.
$32.00
4.5 oz | JB129
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Advanced treatment helps mimic skin's key repair activity during the deep sleep period.
$35.00
1.7 oz | VH081
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Gentle cleanser quickly removes makeup and helps fights the signs of aging.
$18.00
6.4 oz | PN067
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Hydrates and enhances radiance while providing broad-spectrum sun protection.
$32.00
2 oz | PN069
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Limited-edition set includes the NuFace Trinity device along with four bestselling Philosophy products.
$325.00 $425.00 value
NF042
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A duo containing NuFace Optimizing Mist and Gel Primer.
$69.00
NF043
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This kit is radical commitment to allow each person to experience life changing skincare.
$99.00 $197.00 value
RZ016
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A 4-piece starter set, designed to minimize the appearance of wrinkles and pores while hydrating the skin.
$99.00 $140.00 value
NV238
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Includes the microcurrent facial toning device and an attachment for lip and eye area.
$429.00 $503.00 value
NF041
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A high power treatment designed to minimize wrinkles, pores and surface imperfections.
$125.00
2 oz | NV237
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Luxurious dry oil contains roses in a base of hydrating botanicals to address visible signs of aging.
$90.00
1 oz | RQ014
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Improve facial skin from being lax and wrinkled to firm and smooth. Rehydrates skin while leaving it even toned.
$85.00
1.7 oz | SQ019
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Instantly cleanse, tone, and treat all the signs of aging on the go or at home.
$18.00
30 ct | DG178
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Reduces the appearance of lines and wrinkles while repairing and preserving the skin’s vitality.
$175.00
0.5 oz | ER067
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Cleanse and remove make-up, exfoliate, and revitalize for complexion perfection with this travel friendly trio.
$54.00 $79.00 value
PQ043
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Activate collagen regeneration, create glow and instantly lift.
$86.00
1 oz | RK021
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The ultimate anti-aging action: wrinkles are smoothed and the facial contour appears redefined.
$180.00
1.01 oz | TH191
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For all women, whatever their age or skin type, wishing to regain perfect skin.
$198.00
1.01 oz | TH181
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Effectively treats all the visible signs of aging while helping dry and very dry skin regain suppleness and comfort.
$164.00
1.69 oz | TH190
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A ready-to-drink rejuvenating concentrate scientifically tested in reducing of first wrinkles and known to help preserve skin elasticity.
$50.00
10 ct | TH205
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This cream effectively treats all the visible signs of aging.
$164.00
1.69 oz | TH189
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A 3-in-1 oil-free tinted moisturizer that combines corrective skincare, natural coverage make-up and SPF20 protection.
$49.00
1.3 oz | CP179
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A 3-in-1 oil-free tinted moisturizer that combines corrective skincare, natural coverage make-up and SPF20 protection.
$49.00
1.3 oz | CP178
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This innovative product combines the hydrating and nourishing power of Ultra Repair with high level UVA & UVB protection.
$30.00
2 oz | FC041
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Relaxes lines and wrinkles on forehead, between brows and crow's feet.
$89.00
0.5 oz | BT169
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Reverses signs of damage and rejuvenates skin, nourishing it to increase radiance and improve elasticity.
$58.00
0.5 oz | RC104
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This effective facial serum is designed to help skin feel tighter and firmer to minimize the visible signs of aging.
$78.00
1 oz | JQ195
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Help diminish lines and wrinkles while stimulating cell renewal to restore the skin.
$49.00 $78.00 value
EX126
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Includes five anti-aging solutions uniquely formulated for dry or sensitive skin.
$49.00 $79.00 value
EX127
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Evens skin tone, softens the look of fine lines and wrinkles and promotes a luminous glow.
$58.00
1 oz | BS264
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Promotes increased cell regeneration, tightens and firms while brightening the skin’s appearance.
$104.00
1.7 oz | CG019
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Targeted treatment to tone, smooth, and moisturize leaves skin with an instant glow.
$119.00
1.7 oz | CG018
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Works while the skin is at rest to help restore and replace lost moisture overnight.
$24.99
1.69 oz | OF080
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A rich day moisturizer that helps improve the appearance of lines, wrinkles and firms the skin.
$24.99
1.69 oz | OF079
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Adult Anti-Acne System is a clinically proven three-step regimen to reduce sebum and improve fine lines.
$130.00 $164.00 value
SK103
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A triple-action flash radiance serum with an immediate skin-lift effect.
$310.00
1 oz | RD139
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Helps repair and prevent the signs of aging while nourishing, soothing and calming skin.
$80.00
1 oz | PT265
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Formulated to synergistically replenish optimal hydration levels and help visibly reverse all the signs of aging.
$85.00
1.7 oz | NS074
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Redefine the way you apply your skin care with hot, cold and sonic treatment.
$198.00
1 ct | WE029
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A wrinkle-smoothing regimen that helps restore moisture to dry skin and supports skin density.
$89.00 $123.00 value
JQ194
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Immediately fill and ease the look of fine lines and wrinkles to give skin a smoother, air-brushed look.
$72.00
0.5 oz | EA220
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Brightening treatment helps reveal fresh-faced radiance by evening skin tone.
$50.00
8 ct | IG003
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Immediately smooth the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles with long term benefits.
$69.00
0.33 oz | VF008
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Treat yourself to the ultimate experience with Rodial’s Hero Skincare Kit, containing all best-selling products.
$80.00
RD138
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A multi-level cream that helps correct the most visible signs of aging.
$69.00
1 oz | VF001
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